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Yshani Perinpanayagam

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Yshani is a pianist, composer and music director from London, specialising in not specialising.

Her music is a happy mash of an ever-increasing number of strands of her musical and personal worlds; this currently includes elements of contemporary classical music, dirty grooves, Sri Lankan parents, game and play, melancholy, and activism.

Patrons supporting Yshani will be invited to participate in her creative process, playing an active role inspiring composition, alongside first-hand insight into her current musical projects.

Listen: See How They Run; – Workshop performance by Ligeti Quartet

Yshani's Updates

🔒 Another Morbid Mini-Piece!

It’s still that time of year for me where grief is at the front of my mind. Here’s another tiny piece that came flying out of me this month.

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🔒 Replugging in my creativity

Returning to London having conducted and arranged a baroque opera left me quite out of touch with the boundary-free side of my imagination and my general whimsy! This update talks through my journey through some exhaustion, some creative-tightness and some grief to writing a piece that seemed the right thing for the right time.

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🔒 I’m back from the depths of Arrangerland (sort of)

Just me chatting to the camera in a heat wave about everything I’ve been up to preparing for opening our production of Caccini’s La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina which I’ve been arranging for CHROMA ensemble…and conducting / music direction. It’s been a whole other ball-game of hat-changing for me which which has been thrilling and difficult in equal measure. And a little update on the premiere of my flute piece!

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🔒 Bits of Me: Video 1

The first in a series of videos where I introduce myself to you properly. Here is a behind the scenes video of me and my partner in crime: my piano.

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🔒 Penultimate Draft – Behind the Composer Scenes

I’ve just had a composition lesson with Benjamin Oliver; he suggested that this piece perhaps needed one more strain of material running through it. Here is the score / computer audio before I tackled this! What do you think?

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🔒 There she is!

She’s been opening a show! Here’s a sneak peak of what I’ve been up to, MDing Passion by Sondheim in Manchester, with a head full of stars (both reviews and general reeling…)

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🔒 Who do you think I am?

A little introduction to how I’d like us to write a little piece together…

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🔒 Composer Commentary: i only bite because you make me

Me chatting away about how and why my piece for piano synchronised to a perfect game of snake came into

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🔒 New Patrons – Thank You…and Welcome!

Thank you so much for your support. Here’s a little more on about how I am hoping to use this

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